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MKDiehl Editing Services
4.9
from 72 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 102 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Victoria S.
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Ms. Diehl is a highly skilled professional, who helped me improved my fiction writing to the point that I am preparing to publish.

SW Coaching & Consulting
5.0
from 30 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 32 hires on Thumbtack
Justice H.
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Dr. Washington is my professor and not only does she teach her classes well, but she provides great motivation speeches to her students. She makes me want to strive to get better grades and just be a better person. She makes you not want to give up on yourself, and honestly some things that she speaks on actually hits home for me and what I go through in life! Overall, she is a great person and I'm glad I had the opportunity to meet her!

Leer Es Poder Books/Libros
4.7
from 26 reviews
  • 18 years in business
  • 36 hires on Thumbtack
Laszlo A.
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Frank Gerace made an excellent editing of my rather complex book entitled “Resonance. My Journey Beyond Ultrasound. It is over five hundred pages and a story of a holocaust survivor, an immigrant and a scientist of ultrasonics. Frank handled the copy editing with ease both the historical and the scientific aspects of this writing. He sometimes changed a phrase or two; in these cases he used the MSWord comment facility to alert me to any edits of grammar or style and in any uncertain situation, he always consulted with me leaving the decision to me, the writer. He double checked place names on Google and even corrected my French and Spanish spelling. His efforts turned my work into a much more readable form. His editing exceeds all my expectation. If there is an award for editing I definitely would nominate Frank for the GRAND PRIX.

Write for Life
4.5
from 23 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 37 hires on Thumbtack
Michael J.
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I had a great experience with Write for life, David T. I would work with him again on other projects in the near future. As a beginner writer, he listened to my voice, and develop the style to a professional level. Thank you.

  • 10 years in business
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
Derek M.
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This was not my first effort trying to use a content writer and I had a negative opinion of all content writers after my first experience. Malory from “The Missing Ink” quickly changed my opinion about the value and opportunity a skilled writer can offer to a company. Malory is an excellent content writer and capable of writing about almost anything. She is punctual and created a beautiful 2,700 words of awesome content and she made it in a day. Based upon her first sample writing effort, I was so impressed that i have already given her new projects to tackle and plan to utilize her unique skills into the foreseeable future.

GBW Creative Workplace
4.5
from 10 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 23 hires on Thumbtack
Bindu P.
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A great writer and friendly person. Very much happy with the end product.

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The Content Interpreter
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Heather G.
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JT wrote a 3 minute speech for me. The speech was on point, delivered as promised, and edited as requested.

RH Resumes
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Arvind A.
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I had hired Happy Resumes (Rebecca - RH) along with another resume writer, to work on 2 slightly varying aspects of my resume (as I also felt it'd be good to get slightly differing perspectives). RH Resumes totally blew the other one out of the water (check my other review to see what a disaster the other one was). Right from the first call, I felt like RH really knew what she was talking about - and more importantly listening to what I was saying rather than pitching her services and ability. She also send me a bunch of formats to choose from so she had an idea of which ones I preferred - though she gave her professional opinion on which formats to use depending on my background. She was quite prompt in sending the first draft as well; I found some of the points I mentioned to her in our first call appear in well-formed/formatted concise sentences in the first draft. I was very pleased with her very first draft as it surpassed my expectations. What I was impressed with was the crux of my accomplishments were preserved while cutting down the superfluous details that I had initially found quite hard to trim (as I was too close to it). Though we went through a couple of rounds of tweaking, she was very open to my suggestions, and was prompt in trying to slightly different formats based on my suggestions. Her willingness to truly listen, get a good understanding of my expectation right from the beginning while working with a format/template structure that I had chosen initially, and delivering a stellar first draft, makes her one of the best resume authors I've worked with. She could be easily charging a bit more for her services for the type of work she did. I'd highly recommend her any day. Thanks RH!

Writer Geek Nation
5.0
from 1 review
  • 1 year in business
Jessica L.
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The writer was extremely professional, overall the quality of the paper was amazing. Additionally, the writer worked with me to ensure that my paper satisfied me and met my needs. The writer constantly asked me my opinion on the paper before making any durastic changes. Being that I was on a very strict deadline, I was both amazed and surprised that the writer was very diligent in making sure my deadline was met.

writer, editor, tutor
5.0
from 1 review
  • 37 years in business
Harris L.
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Majorie assisted a colleague of mine who needed assistance with finishing the book manuscript of his experiences in the Catskills, NY. She provided excellent service and he was very satisfied with her work. Harris Layne

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I have found the balance of sounding extremly professional when need be, as well as knowing when to throw some humor or a particular voice to certain texts. In this way, I am a multi-dimensional writer, capable of teaching both creative writing and writing a completely compelling essay.

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Whether you're looking for entertainment at a dinner party, or a humorous host for your festival, or a high energy seasoned educator for your class or you are in need of a well thought out and witty piece of writing to commemorate a special occassion, Advocate of Wordz provides it all and some. Currently he is a Resident Performance Poet and Teacher at Lincoln Center and the Nuyorican Poets Cafe.

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It's easier to write long copy than tight copy. Whether I am explaining scientific and technical ideas or writing a grant proposal, I write with the average reader in mind. I specialize in writing copy for the health care industry and grant writing. My research methods, program evaluation and advanced statistics knowledge and skills also help my clients reach their audiences most effectively. Clients love my attention to detail, professional communications and straightforward contract. Through my writing I have helped clients raise nearly $45 million.

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Let Me Introduce You. As an observer of the times, as well as an avid listener, with the ability to process what you are trying to say, along with what people are looking for, in an Employee, Employer, Business, or any Writing Assignment that is needed, I can accurately and creatively meet your goals.

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I am a teacher and I was an English major in college. In addtion, I worked in a library for many years, so research is an easy activity to me.

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I am a professional writer featured in the NY Times, etc. My first big success was writing a script for the hit sitcom, Family Ties, starring Michael J. Fox. Since then, I've been published in blogs,newspapers and magazines nationwide, including The New York Times and Newsweek. I'm also a published book author and have a lot of insight into the publishing industry. In addition, I'm a a produced, award-winning playwright. --Web copy-writing --blogs --articles (for print and electronic distribution) --non-fiction book proposal critiques and editing --TV scripts Topics covered: insurance (health, auto, life and home), real estate, performing arts, home improvement, psychology and humor. I am also adept at research and can learn about and write on just about any subject. Over twenty years of experience. Creative, reliable and quick! References available upon request.

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Freelance writer, media relations specialist and public relations specialist. Career broadcast journalist.

  • 4 years in business
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Superior expertise -- superior experience in writing documentation for developers, especially API documentation -- ability to research software by reading source code in Java, Javascript, Python, C++

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Resume writing Copywriting, ad writing, advertising All manner of writing, sales, marketing, training and development 15 years' experience Customers love that I am focused, detailed, and caring about my work. I focus on building relationships not just making a sale. Additional work in entertainment such as screenplays, song lyrics, movies, greeting cards. Please call for personal information for privacy's sake.

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I am a freelance writer who does writing, editing, proofreading, translating, ghost writing, and copy writing for companies and individuals. My career began in college where I studied journalism and communications. Since then, I've been dedicated to writing commercially as well as creatively.

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Top quality writing, editing, transcription and translation (English-French) for academic and business purposes.

Q & A

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

How do you hire a good grant writer?

Grants are available to nonprofit organizations, for-profit businesses that qualify for government grants, and individuals who qualify for foundation or government grants. Hiring a good grant writer can help you gain funding in your chosen field. According to the American Grant Writers’ Association, grant writers can help you research potential grant opportunities; write grant proposals, create budgets, and build budget narratives; review written materials before you submit; prepare a business plan; analyze your organization for grant competitive qualities; prepare research grants; help with 501(c)(3) applications for nonprofits; and more. Investing in the right grant writer could result in a financial win for your organization. Generally no licenses or certificates are required to be a good grant writer, but you may want to find a grant writer who has been certified (not just received a certificate of completion) by a reputable organization such as the Grant Professionals Certification Institute. Qualities to look for in a good grant writer include:

  • Proven success writing winning grants, especially in your target area.
  • Strong writing skills.
  • Strong math skills and demonstrated proficiency with budgeting.
  • Careful attention to detail — brilliant grant proposals may be rejected just for formatting errors, so you want someone who follows instructions explicitly.
  • Expertise in your target area.
  • Punctuality and good communication skills.

How much does a grant writer cost?

Hiring a grant writer can give you a competitive edge when applying for financial grants for your business or nonprofit organization, or as an individual. The cost to hire a grant writer can vary depending on their academic background, areas of expertise, previous grant writing success and years of experience. According to the Grant Professionals Association, grant writers should be paid hourly or by flat fee. It is unethical for a grant writer to accept a commission or percentage compensation of grant monies received. They can, however, be awarded bonuses in line with the hiring company’s prevailing practices. Here are some examples of average grant writing fees:

  • Hourly rate for grant writers with less experience or fewer grants awarded: $25-$35 per hour.
  • Hourly rate for grant writers with some degree of success: $35-$75 per hour.
  • Hourly rate for grant writers with proven success winning large grants: $75-$150 or more per hour.
  • For a smaller grant, the writer may charge a flat fee of $200-$500 for preparation and submission.  

Pricing may also vary based on the complexity of the grant application. A federal grant that requires pages of research, budgets and a business plan may take more than 30 hours to prepare. For a high-level grant writer who charges $100 per hour, this means $3,000 or more in grant writing fees.

Most grant writers will provide you with a total cost estimate before agreeing to the work. You may be required to pay a deposit up front, or the grant writer may work from a retainer. Often, seasoned grant writers pay for themselves in the long run by writing successful grants.

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